Religion and Society in Early Modern England: A Sourcebook / Edition 1

Religion and Society in Early Modern England: A Sourcebook / Edition 1

by David Cressy

ISBN-10: 0415118492

ISBN-13: 9780415118491

Pub. Date: 06/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Table of Contents

ITradition and change : the old religion and the new12
1The state of Molford Church as I, Roger Martyn, did know it12
2Hugh Latimer, convocation sermon, 153615
3The ten articles, 153619
4The six articles, 153925
5English Bibles, 1537 and 153926
6Robert Parkyn's narrative of the reformation, 1532-5429
7Rose Hickman's memoir of protestant life under Mary34
8John Foxe, Acts and monuments37
9Accounts and inventories of St. Edmund's parish, Salisbury, 1527-5741
10Wills of Margaret Odeham, 1492 and Anne Buckenham, 153945
IIThe established church48
11View and plan of Tunstead church, Norfolk48
12The book of common prayer, 155950
13An act for the uniformity of common prayer and divine service, 155966
14The thirty-nine articles, 156369
15The homily against contention and brawling80
16Thomas Becon's new catechism, 155983
17Alexander Nowell's catechism, 157088
18Accounts and inventories of St. Edmund's parish, Salisbury, 1579-163590
19Roger Coker's will, 156393
20Wills from the diocese of Durham, 1603-161594
IIIReligious culture and religious contest in Elizabethan England96
21A view of popish abuses yet remaining in the English church, 157296
22Archbishop Grindal's injunctions for the laity in the province of York, 1571104
23Archbishop Grindal's letter to the queen, 1576107
24George Gifford's Country divinity, 1582114
25Philip Stubbes, the manner of sanctifying the Sabbath, 1583119
26Oxfordshire archdeaconry court, 1584122
27Richard Bancroft on the 'Precisians', 1584125
28The Marprelate tracts : Hay any worke for Cooper, 1589126
29William Allen's Defence of English Catholics, 1584129
30William Perkins, A golden chaine, or the description of theologie, 1600132
31Perkins' diagram of the path to salvation139
32Richard Hooker, The lawes of ecclesiastical politie, 1597141
33Deathbed of the Earl of Huntingdon143
34Samuel Ward's diary, 1595144
IVThe Jacobean church147
35Bishop Matthew's report on the Hampton Court conference, 1604147
36Constitutions and Canons ecclesiastical, 1604151
37Archbishop Bancroft's letter regarding Catholic recusants, 1605156
38William Bradshaw's English puritanism, 1605159
39Robert Wilkinson, The merchant royall : awedding at court, 1607161
40Archbishop Abbot's letter regarding preaching, 1622163
41Lancelot Andrewes, 'a Sermon before the king', 1621165
42Richard Sheldon, A sermon laying open the beast and his marks, 1622167
43A thankfull remembrance of Gods mercie, 1625167
VCeremonialism and its discontents169
44The king's declaration of sports, 1633169
45Bishop Pier's report on Somerset parish feasts, 1633172
46Henry Burton, A divine tragedy lately acted, 1636174
47Archbishop Laud's visitation of Leicestershire, 1634179
48Richard Montague's articles of enquiry for the diocese of Norwich, 1638181
49Christopher Dow's narrative of the rise and progress of the 'disciplinarians', 1637193
50Robert Skinner, A sermon preached before the king at White-Hall, 1634197
51Will of Sir Simonds D'Ewes, 1639198
52Will of William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1644199
VIReligious revolution201
53The roots and branches petition, 1640201
54Complaints against a Warwickshire vicar, 1641207
55A decade of grievances, 1641209
56The protestation, 1641211
57John Walley's lament for the church, 1643211
58The Solemn League and Covenant, 1643212
59William Dowsing's destructions in East Anglia, 1643-4215
60Directory for public worship, 1645218
61Nicholas Proffet, Englands impenitencie under smiting, 1645224
62Thomas Edwards on the practices and errors of the sectaries, 1646227
63A catalogue of the several sects and opinions, 1647231
64Eikon Basilike, his sacred majesty, 1649233
65A fiery flying roll, Ranter prophecies, 1650234
66Quaker agitation, 1655236
67Richard Baxter's ministry at Kidderminster, 1647-60238
68Richard Baxter's account of twelve sorts of parishioners, 1658242

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